Coronavirus Growth in Western Countries: October 23 Update

Here’s the coronavirus death toll through October 23. The raw data from Johns Hopkins is here.

It’s just dismal creating these charts lately. The second wave of COVID-19 is already well underway and it’s pretty obvious that nothing is going to stop it.

On a more technical note, keep an eye on Sweden. Their approach to COVID-19 was always that they could keep cases relatively low over the entire cycle of two peaks. So far, that seems to be working pretty well. But will it continue?

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